Dr. James Guerra, MD

Dr. James Guerra, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 53
(154)
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Dr. James Guerra, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Naples, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine, and more.Read his story

1706 Medical Blvd Ste 201

Naples, FL 34110

Contact Information

(239) 593-3500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Guerra's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Guerra "Dr. James J. Guerra is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine. He specializes in complex shoulder and knee problems. He is an honors graduate of Northwestern University Medical School. Dr. Guerra completed his orthopaedic residency at the University of Pennsylvania, and performed an additional year of advanced fellowship training in sports medicine at the prestigious American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL with internationally known sports medicine expert, James R. Andrews, MD."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Guerra "OUR MISSION

COLLIER SPORTS MEDICINE AND ORTHOPAEDIC CENTER is dedicated to the care of the musculoskeletal system, specializing in minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery, sports medicine, shoulder and rotator cuff problems, trauma, and total joint replacements."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Labrum Repair
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Meniscus Transplantation
  • Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Northwestern University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • American Sports Medicine Institute Birmingham AL
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Guerra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Guerra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Guerra to family and friends
4.5
based on 154 total reviews (59 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (154)

  • 5
    (132)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Guerra's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (59)

in Naples, FL
I underwent a total hip replacement recently. Dr. Guerra and Mark Bucci, PA provided excellent care and showed the utmost of professionalism. The entire staff including the physical therapy department were amazing and helpful. Thanks to all of you, I have my life back.
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in Naples, FL
Went in for rotator cuff surgery Dr Guerra also repaired a bicep tear that I did not know I had. Grateful for that! 100% total recovery! Best Doctor ever.....thank you Dr. Guerra!
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in Naples
Dr Guerra did my shoulder surgery in 2014. It was OK. I still have some issues, but would've still recommended him. I recently had to have hip surgery in MI and am returning to FL. I wanted to do my follow-up with him & finish my 4 months of rehab at his facility. I was told he won't see a pt...more
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in Bonita Springs, FL
I had successful rotator cuff surgery in June, 2017. My therapy there at Collier Sports Medicine was outstanding. I highly recommend Dr. Guerra and staff. My experience was Outstanding!
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in Naples, FL
Just had my third rotator cuff surgery (I'm an old guy and rough on my body); it was my first with Dr. Guerra. Dr. Guerra and his staff were very professional.. Dr. Guerra is personable and his confidence was reassuring. Despite my long wait times, he did not rush when it was my turn to see him....more
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